Japanese Woodblock Prints, mostly from the later Edo Period (1603-1868).
`The story of the beautiful is already complete - hewn in the marvels of the Parthenon - and embroidered, with birds, upon the fan of Hokusai at the foot of Fujiyama` J.A.M.Whistler, 1885.
Japanese things...conjure a picture of a place, where sensations are always new, where art pours out of daily life, where everything exists in a dream of endless beautiful flow - Edmund de Waal
`I have never confided to you the extent to which the Japanese Print per se has inspired me. I never got over my first experience with it and I shall never, probably, recover. I hope I shan`t.` Frank Lloyd Wright 1954.